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Local Students Awarded Transplant Scholarship

The Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship is pleased to announce that three organ transplant recipients are the winners of its 2020-21 higher education scholarships.

The Jessica Beth Schwartz Memorial Scholarship is funded through the Transplant Foundation, the charitable foundation which supports the mission of Gift of Life Donor Program. Each year, the scholarship program issues $2,500 awards to transplant recipients seeking higher education. The scholarship was created in memory of heart transplant recipient Jessica Beth Schwartz.

“Each year I am inspired by the challenging journey these young men and women have experienced at such a young age,” says Jessie’s mother and scholarship co-founder, Janice Schwartz-Donahue. “I am grateful to have the opportunity to continue to honor my daughter’s legacy by helping these students pursue higher education.”

Read the full articles at the links below:

Manchester Native Awarded Transplant Scholarship

Lafayette Native Awarded Transplant Scholarship

Philadelphia Native Awarded Transplant Scholarship

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